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The state-chartered authority receives $1.6 million for mapping of current broadband availability and another $434,000 for planning to broaden access. MCNC, meanwhile, awaits word on its application for $28 million to expand N.C. Research and Education Network.
Durham-based venture-backed startup led by Jud Bowman is providing the infrastructure and support for Samsung’s new ‘Widget Store.’ Top distributor of mobile phones in North America rolls out new phones, including touch screen Mythic.
‘The United States stands at what could be the beginning of a democratic renaissance, nurtured by innovative social practices and powerful technologies,’ Knight Commission says. However, there are many challenges to be overcome. ‘Creating informed communities is a task for everyone,’ report says.
The world’s largest maker of computer networking equipment, had a cash balance of more than $35 billion at the end of July, most of that overseas. By buying an international company, Cisco is avoiding the U.S. taxes it would have to pay to bring the money home. The all-cash deal is Cisco’s first acquisition of an overseas public company.
Big Blue is responding to the increasing corporate demand for inexpensive e-mail that's run on computers owned by an external supplier through a cloud environment instead of the company relying on the service.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski outlines Internet rules. ‘I am convinced that there are few goals more essential in the communications landscape than preserving and maintaining an open and robust Internet,’ he says in speech. 'I also know that achieving this goal will take an approach that is smart about technology, smart about markets, smart about law and policy, and smart about the lessons of history.’